The Oaks Care Home

Durban Street, Blyth NE24 1PN

The Oaks Care Home, Blyth, Northumberland
The Oaks Care Home, Blyth, Northumberland
The Oaks Care Home, Blyth, Northumberland

The Oaks Care Centre is a Blyth care home that has been purpose-built for nursing and dementia care packages, personalised to the needs of up to forty-five individuals at a time.

Together with professional care and aspiring to high standards of health, hygiene and nutrition, The Oaks also offers residents a thorough activities programme in order to allow them to pursue the social and community interests that suit them.

A choice of quiet and communal lounges are available and landscaped gardens with a summer house are ideal for the warmer months.

Group: Hill Care

Person in charge: Ann Mielnik (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Northumberland County Council (click for contact details)

Type of Service: Care Home with nursing – Privately Owned , Registered for a maximum of 45 Service Users

Registered Care Categories*: Dementia • Old Age

Specialist Care Categories: Alzheimer's • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Challenging Behaviour • Hearing Impairment • Huntington's Disease • Multiple Sclerosis • Orthopaedic • Parkinson's Disease • Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilties • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment • Stroke

Admission Information: Ages 65+.

Single Rooms: 45

Shared Rooms: 0

Rooms with ensuite WC: 1

Facilities & Services: Respite Care • Convalescent Care • Own GP if required • Own Furniture if required • Pets by arrangement • Close to Local shops • Near Public Transport • Minibus or other transport • Lift • Wheelchair access • Gardens for residents • Television point in own room

Latest Care Quality Commission* Report on The Oaks Care Home: click here

* Care Quality Commission is responsible for the registration and inspection of social care services in England.

Bed Vacancies

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Reviews

7.9 The Oaks Care Home has a Review Score of 7.9 (7.928)

The Review Score of 7.9 (maximum of 10) for The Oaks Care Home is based on a) the Average Rating and b) the number of positive Reviews.

  • a) The Average Rating is 4.8 out of 5 from 5 Reviews over all time. This Average Rating is also the rating value for The Oaks Care Home in Google's Search Results - more info

  • b) The score for the number of positive Reviews is 3.1 out of 5 from 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months.

  • a) 5 Points are available for the Average Rating of all Reviews over all time. For each review the Care Home / service is rated Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, Poor or Very Poor on a number of areas eg Staff, Management etc. The Care Home receives points for each rating as follows: Excellent = 5. Good = 4. Satisfactory = 3. Poor = 2. Very Poor = 1. These points are added up and then divided by the total number of completed ratings to generate the average rating.

    The Average Rating of 4.817 for The Oaks Care Home is calculated as follows: ( (49 Excellents x 5) + (11 Goods x 4) ) ÷ 60 Ratings = 4.817

  • b) 5 Points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 12 months. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. A Positive Review is defined as any Review with 'Extremely Likely' or 'Likely' in answer to the question 'How likely are you to recommend this Care Home to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment?'

    The 5 points available are broken down as follows:

    1. 4 points are available for the first 5 Positive Reviews, 3 points for the first Positive Review and then 0.25 Points for each of the next 4 Positive Reviews.

    2. 1 point is available for reaching a target number of Positive Reviews based on 20% of the number of registered maximum number of service users. If the target is partially reached then that proportion of 1 point is given. eg a Care Home with 50 registered maximum number of service users has a target of 10 Positive Reviews, if it has 10 or more Positive Reviews it will receive 1 point, if it has 7 reviews will receive 0.7 points.

    3. If there are no Positive Reviews in the last 12 months, then 2.5 points are available for the number of Positive Reviews in the last 2 years. The calculation is the same as above, except the points are divided by 2.

    The 3.111 Points relating to the number of positive Reviews for The Oaks Care Home is based on 1 positive Reviews in the last 12 months and is calculated as follows:

    1. 3 = 3

    2. Target of 9 positive Reviews (45 registered maximum number of service users ÷ 5). 1 Reviews ÷ 9 Target = 0.111

  • When a Review is submitted by someone who has previously submitted a Review, only the latest Review will count towards the Review Score.


Average Ratings

  • Excellent
    4
  • Good
    1
  • Satisfactory
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Very Poor
    0
  • Don't Know
    0

How Likely are the Reviewers to Recommend The Oaks Care Home?

  • Extremely LIKELY
    4
  • Likely
    1
  • Don't know
    0
  • Neither Unlikely or Likely
    0
  • Unlikely
    0
  • Extremely UNLIKELY
    0

Reviewer Connection to The Oaks Care Home

  • Husband of Resident/Service User
    2
  • Daughter of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Relative of Resident/Service User
    1
  • Wife of Resident/Service User
    1

Kind and helpful staff.

How likely would you be to recommend The Oaks Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

My wife has been in The Oaks for Five years. I got told she wouldn't improve but whilst being at The Oaks I have seen a great difference she is much better than she was. I visit my wife everyday, and all I wanted was the best possible care and I've got that here. I have found the care outstanding and the staff are solid gold, all of them.

How likely would you be to recommend The Oaks Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

From the moment we first came here we had a feeling that it was a friendly and caring home. Dad settled in really well which showed to me that he was well cared for and trust the people that cares for him. As a family we are always welcome, never made to feel uncomfortable and we feel happy that Dad is in a safe secure environment.

How likely would you be to recommend The Oaks Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.9 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

Good.

How likely would you be to recommend The Oaks Care Home? Likely

Average Rating: 

 4.2 out of 5

Overall Standard: Good

Facilities: Good

Care / Support: Good

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Good

Food & Drink: Good

Staff: Good

Activities: Good

Management: Good

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Good

Value for Money: Good

My husband has been here for 9 years. I feel very welcome, it's like a home from home and I visit every day. The staff are absolutely fantastic. I cannot fault them at all, they are like family. I am so happy with my husbands care and I always have been.

How likely would you be to recommend The Oaks Care Home? Extremely Likely

Average Rating: 

 5 out of 5

Overall Standard: Excellent

Facilities: Excellent

Care / Support: Excellent

Cleanliness: Excellent

Treated with Dignity: Excellent

Food & Drink: Excellent

Staff: Excellent

Activities: Excellent

Management: Excellent

Safety / Security: Excellent

Rooms: Excellent

Value for Money: Excellent

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Awards / Recognitions

February 2016

Top 20 Mid-size Care Home Groups 2016

Recipient: Hill Care

Date: Monday 15 Feb 2016

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